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Two new publications put Transit Oriented Development in focus

In South Africa, October is national Transport Month which is aimed at creating awareness about the significant role mobility plays in the economy. The South African Cities Network has developed two book publications: the ‘SACN Public Transport Investment Assessment Framework’ and ‘How to Build Transit Oriented Cities.’ Each publication addresses key questions relating to the critical … Continued

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Governing cities in Africa

Review: ‘Politics and Policies. Governing cities in Africa.’

Approaches to the study of cities in post-colonial Africa have evolved over the years, reflecting global trends in development thinking in which the state’s role has changed from an interventionist planner to an enabling manager of development. Since the 1990s, the failure of many African states to manage rapid urbanization has resulted, crudely put, in … Continued

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